Historical Significance The Warren Street Society, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of Warren Street in Rocky Mount. The Society began with the vision of the late Eleanor G. Woods and continues…

Historical Significance In January 1997, the Virginia Museum of Transportation, Inc., the official transportation museum for the Commonwealth of Virginia, invited retired and former African American employees of the Norfolk & Western Railroad to…

Historical Significance The Virginia Historical Society Archives maintains records relevant to African-American history. Physical Description No Physical Description Available Geographical and Contact Information 428 N Boulevard Richmond, Virginia…

Historical Significance The Virginia Air & Space Center maintains the Tuskegee Airmen Exhibit, honoring the nation's first African American aviators in the Army Air Corps and tracing the history of African Americans in military aviation. The…

Historical Significance The Stonewall Jackson House is dedicated to maintaining the home of General Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson for the public. Its goals include fostering research, study, publications and educational programs that enhance the…

Historical Significance As the community history museum, The Lyceum preserves and interprets all facets of local history, including the experiences of African-Americans. The permanent exhibit, Building a Community: Alexandria Past to Present, is…

The programs of the Southwest Virginia Museum include the on-line exhibit, "Early African-American Schools in Southwest Virginia." Historical SignificancePhysical Description No Physical Description Available Geographical and Contact…

Historical Significance The Salem Museum and Historical Society houses a small archive of African-American documents, photographs, and objects related to Salem history. These historical artifacts are highlighted in the long term exhibition,…

Historical Significance The Rockbridge Historical Society has served as the main repository for the history of Lexington, Buena Vista, and Rockbridge County for six decades, and in recent years, has undertaken a number of initiatives in the field of…